The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 207 198 220
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs citing PPP 3 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.060% 0.36% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 1.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 2
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £30,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +46.93%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £38,750 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +14.81%
PPP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1305 1642 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.15% 29.56% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 878 963 1148
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PPP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region.

PPP Salary Trend in Berkshire

PPP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 2 £45,000 +2.85%
PPP
South East

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing PPP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PPP.

1 21 (100.00%) MPLS
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 20 (95.24%) BGP
2 20 (95.24%) IPsec
3 18 (85.71%) Firewall
3 18 (85.71%) EIGRP
3 18 (85.71%) OSPF
4 17 (80.95%) L2TP
5 16 (76.19%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (71.43%) CCNP
7 14 (66.67%) Data Centre
8 13 (61.90%) SNMP
9 12 (57.14%) WAN
9 12 (57.14%) Broadband
9 12 (57.14%) Load Balancing
10 11 (52.38%) VMware
10 11 (52.38%) ATM
11 10 (47.62%) DNS
11 10 (47.62%) ISDN
11 10 (47.62%) VLAN
11 10 (47.62%) DSL
11 10 (47.62%) X.21
12 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
12 9 (42.86%) VoIP
12 9 (42.86%) CCSP
12 9 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
12 9 (42.86%) xDSL
13 8 (38.10%) F5
13 8 (38.10%) VPN
14 7 (33.33%) SSL

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing PPP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) MPLS
2 20 (95.24%) BGP
2 20 (95.24%) IPsec
3 18 (85.71%) EIGRP
3 18 (85.71%) Firewall
3 18 (85.71%) OSPF
4 17 (80.95%) L2TP
5 13 (61.90%) SNMP
6 12 (57.14%) WAN
6 12 (57.14%) Broadband
7 11 (52.38%) ATM
8 10 (47.62%) ISDN
8 10 (47.62%) DSL
8 10 (47.62%) DNS
8 10 (47.62%) VLAN
8 10 (47.62%) X.21
9 9 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
9 9 (42.86%) xDSL
9 9 (42.86%) VoIP
9 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IP Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 7 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (33.33%) Network Design
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) Test Management
5 2 (9.52%) Network Management
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stress Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.76%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) Python
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (71.43%) CCNP
3 9 (42.86%) CCSP
4 7 (33.33%) CCDP
4 7 (33.33%) JNCIS
5 6 (28.57%) CCIP
6 4 (19.05%) CCNA
6 4 (19.05%) CCIE
7 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) JNCIA
9 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (4.76%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) F5
4 7 (33.33%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Radware
5 1 (4.76%) BT
5 1 (4.76%) IBM